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All Souls procession canceled

November event will go virtual "for the health and safety of the community"

State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

Lawmakers are watching Arizona's Medicaid enrollment numbers rise.

TUSD to begin school year online

The district hopes to transition to in-person classes.

Masks, hand sanitizer and more drop-off sites for Arizona's August primary

The state is using millions of CARES Act dollars to make elections safer.

Flood warning for Bighorn Fire area

The rain is both good and bad news.

Pima County hospitals near capacity

The county reports more than 90% of ICU beds are in use.

As Arizona cases surge, health care workers suffer 'emotional exhaustion'

Hordes of new patients, short-staffed hospitals and increased politicization are weighing on front-line workers.

Rogue Radio presents: Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Samaritans' 18 year mission continues; and how the border wall endangers the future of the Sonoyta mud turtle.

Local social services try to find their feet as COVID-19 cases surge

Pandemic causes lapses in communication and increases instability for those experiencing homelessness or abuse.

Tucson police contract extended one year

Council members want early reports on talks toward the next agreement

Overall Arizona weekly unemployment shows slight drop

Self-employed claims dropped but regular unemployment jumped last week.

Ducey orders closure of bars, movie theaters and gyms, delays start of school

The temporary order, which also bans some mass gatherings, goes into effect Monday night.

Tucson Police will disclose in-custody deaths immediately, Magnus says

The department will also release bodycam footage within 72 hours.

TUSD reopening plan adds money, space in hopes of mitigating COVID-19

The district has pledged to be ready for students.

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